Employee Relations in Context

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CIPD Publishing, 2000 - 455 pages
Employment relations expert David Farnham proceeds from incisive analysis of the issues surrounding employment today to the challenges at the heart of the workplace. These include employee involvement, negotiating with unions, grievance handling and industrial action. This updated edition includes: recent employment legislation; New Labour's impact on employee relations; developments in the EU; and union and non-union issues for managers.
 

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Contents

An Overview of Employee Relations
3
The Parties in Employee Relations
27
Complaints heard by employment tribunals
57
Processes of Employee Relations
67
Written particulars of the main terms and conditions of employment
69
General principles clauses in procedural agreements
76
Main employment protection rights
93
Economic and Legal Policy
104
The TUCs definition of union objectives
280
Trade union strategy
287
The bargaining agenda for TUC unions since the 1990s
288
ETUC policy on EMU
300
The law and trade union membership
302
Clauses in recognition agreements
312
Voluntary union recognition
316
Public Policy and the European Social
326

Major tax incentives 197997
112
The Changing Contexts of Employee Relations
129
P LOY E E RELATIONS IN PRACT
179
Information provision and channels
187
Examples of information on company progress
188
Collective Bargaining and Joint Consultation
218
Advantages of multiemployer bargaining
236
Main features of newstyle collective agreements
249
Functions of joint consultative committees
260
Management and Trade Unions
266
Trade union policy
275
the challenge
338
Major developments in European integration since 1951
362
Collective industrial action
371
Managing collective industrial action
393
Key points for management in preparing for industrial action
394
The Skills of Employee Relations
405
Uses of adjournments during negotiations
412
Principles of natural justice in employment
422
Principles of binding arbitration in individual employment disputes
431
A UT HOR IN DEX
441
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